Breast & Cervical Cancer Services
The Breast and Cervical Cancer Services program’s goal is to help women receive quality and accessible cancer screening and health services. Regular screening is the best method to detect breast or cervical cancer in its earliest stages.
The Breast and Cervical Cancer Services program services include:
- Screening services
- Clinical breast examination
- Pelvic examination and Pap test
- Diagnostic services
- Cervical dysplasia management and treatment
- Help applying for Medicaid for Breast and Cervical Cancer
You may receive these benefits if you:
- Are a female.
- Are a resident of Texas.
- Are 18 or older.
- Don’t have health insurance.
- Meet the following income requirements:
|Monthly Maximum Family Income
(200% Federal Poverty Level)
If you meet the above qualifications, use the Find a Doctor tool on the right to find a clinic near you. Make an appointment, and the staff will meet with you at the clinic to see if you are eligible.
If you have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer and don't have health insurance that will pay for your treatment, you may be eligible to receive full Medicaid benefits by applying for Medicaid for Breast and Cervical Cancer. Contact a Breast and Cervical Cancer Services clinic to see if you qualify for this Medicaid program. You can also use the Find a Doctor tool on this page to find a clinic offering application assistance.
Please call 2-1-1 if you need assistance.
What if I have Medicaid?
You are not eligible for BCCS if you have Medicaid.
How will I know if I'm covered by the Breast and Cervical Cancer Services program?
The staff at a Breast and Cervical Cancer Services clinic will meet with you onsite to determine your eligibility. They may be able to confirm your eligibility the same day and provide you with approved services.
How long will I get services?
Services continue as long as you maintain eligibility requirements.
How much will I pay?
BCCS services are provided at no cost to you.
What if I am a diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer?
You may be eligible to receive Medicaid benefits from Medicaid for Breast and Cervical Cancer. Contact a Breast and Cervical Cancer Services clinic to see if you qualify for this Medicaid program. You can also use the Find a Doctor tool on this page to find a clinic offering application assistance.
What if my doctor finds a health problem that isn't covered?
The Breast and Cervical Cancer Services program pays for the services listed under Benefits. If your doctor finds a problem, you will be referred to another doctor who can treat you. You might have to pay for these services, or you might be able to get free or low-cost treatment. To find a clinic that offers additional healthcare, you can:
- Use the Find a Doctor tool to the right.
- Visit the Family and Community Health Services Clinic Locator.
- Look at Other Benefits that you might qualify for.
- Ask your doctor.